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Last update 2013/4/1
2011 Off the Pacific Coast of Tohoku Earthquake

About AFERC

Itoigawa-Shizuoka Tectonic LineThe Active Fault and Earthquake Research Center (AFERC) has established to reduce damages caused by earthquakes. The missions of the research center are 1) to advance evaluation methods of inland earthquakes, 2) to advance evaluation methods of subduction zone earthquakes, and 3) to advance earthquake hazard assessment methods. We will conduct studies to improve earthquake evaluation methods by the integrated geologic and geophysical studies.
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Active Fault and Earthquake Research Center (AFERC)
Address: AIST Tsukuba Central 7, 1-1-1 Higashi, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-8567 Japan
Phone: +81-29-861-3691 Fax: +81-29-861-3803


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